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occupy

[′äk·yə‚pī]
(engineering)
To set a surveying instrument over a point for the purpose of making observations or measurements.
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Deploring the incidents involving lack of respect and protection for Palestinian ambulances and medical personnel by the Israeli army, which have led to casualties among Palestinian medical personnel, as well as the restrictions on their movements imposed by Israel, the occupying power, in violation of international humanitarian law;
Israel captured East Jerusalem with the rest of the West Bank in the 1967 war and began occupying both Palestinian territories thereafter.
One passenger occupying a seat for one hour results in one occupied seat-hour.
Notice the second sentence of Paragraph 356: "It is sufficient that the occupying force can, within a reasonable time, send detachments of troops to make its authority felt within the occupied district.
Human Rights Watch said the closures also violate international laws that require occupying powers to ensure the welfare of the occupied population.
3%) is secured by six retail properties, with more than 300 tenants occupying over two million square feet (sf).
Abdul Majeed on Sunday vehemently condemned the recent killing of two Kashmiri youths in Srinagar by the Indian occupying troops.
On one side, there is a people under occupation and on the other, a belligerent occupying power that works tirelessly to distance us from the peace we seek and pray for.
Accounting giant, Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP has added 16,000 s/f to its already formidable presence in Times Square South, with the company now occupying over 100,000 s/f at 1375 Broadway.
In general, the international law of belligerent occupation, as reflected in the Hague Regulations, requires states occupying territory as a result of war to abide by the core principle that an occupant may administer the territory that it occupies in a manner that fulfills the needs of the occupying force, acquiring de facto but not sovereign authority over the occupied territory while respecting the interests of the occupied inhabitants.
Farm Fresh, a supermarket occupying 49% of the net rentable area (NRA), vacated in 1998, but continues to make lease payments; their lease expires in 2005.
MIRPUR (AJK), March 15, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Indian occupying military and para-military troops, including police, had launched special operation to track down nearly two dozen top Kashmiri freedom fighters reportedly sneaked into Sirinagar killing two alleged Indian-agents in a span of just five days, said a report from across the line of control on Monday.